Francis Quarles Quotes


30 Francis Quarles quotes:



"No cross no crown."
"Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury."
"Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester."
"Wickedness is its own punishment."
"That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end."
"Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest."
"Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice."
"The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were."
"The road to perseverance lies by doubt."
"It is the lot of man but once to die."
"The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient."
"And what's a life? - a weary pilgrimage, Whose glory in one day doth fill the stage With childhood, manhood, and decrepit age"
Author: Quarles Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"My mind's my kingdom."
"Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune."
"Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue."
"Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise."
"Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action."
"And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses."
"Socrates called beauty a short-lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the w"
Author: Quarles Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."



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